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Date:      Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:43:14 +1030
From:      Shane Ambler <BSD@ShaneWare.Biz>
To:        Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com>,  FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: SOLVED WITH QUESTIONS Re: Latest NVidia Driver Issue
Message-ID:  <543B97AA.3030903@ShaneWare.Biz>
In-Reply-To: <CAHu1Y7127RBEP9vGO3Paxp4k2O-04xU58nsZytNa4zmt5ooCQQ@mail.gmail.com>
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On 13/10/2014 05:14, Michael Sierchio wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 10:48 AM, Dave <dcbdbis@comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> I researched where the loader looks for modules, and it looks like
>> /boot/modules is not in it's search path. /boot/modules was where the nvidia
>> module was put after I built it from ports.

I'm on 10.1 RC2 and /boot/defaults/loader.conf contains
module_path="/boot/modules"

I see the same line in 8.4 9.3 and 10.0

> kudzu@daggoo:~ 204> sysctl kern.module_path
> kern.module_path: /boot/kernel;/boot/modules
>
> you could add this to your /boot/loader.conf
>
> module_path="/boot/kernel;/boot/modules"     # Set the module search path

I have mine set to
kern.module_path=/boot/kernel;/boot/modules;/usr/local/modules

Ports like sysutils/fusefs_kmod and emulators/rtc install into 
/usr/local/modules


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